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Blowout Sale! Up to 71% off on Humor at Translate This Website, Page 2. Top brands include Harper Perennial, Little, Elizabeth, Brand: Marion Street Press, LLC, Willow Creek Books, Pitango Publishing, Berdy Michele A, Bess Pr Inc, Mariner Books, Penguin Classics, Brand: Routledge, Brand: Cliffs Notes, Exile Press, Andrews McMeel Publishing, Cambridge University Press, Head of Zeus, Harry N. Abrams, Marion Street Press, LLC, Brand: cramptonarts, Frances Lincoln, & Bloomsbury Sport. Hurry! Limited time offers. Offers valid only while supplies last.

The Mother Tongue - English And How It Got That Way
By Harper Perennial
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mpn: 9780380715435, ean: 9780380715435, isbn: 0380715430,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 50 reviews
With dazzling wit and astonishing insight, Bill Bryson—the acclaimed author of The Lost Continent—brilliantly explores the remarkable history, eccentricities, resilience and sheer fun of the English language. From the first descent of the larynx into the throat (why you can talk but your dog can't), to the fine lost art of swearing, Bryson tells the fascinating, often uproarious story of an inadequate, second-rate tongue of peasants that developed into one of the world's largest growth

Biting the Wax Tadpole: Confessions of a Language Fanatic
By Little, Elizabeth
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mpn: NUSBK20160901-C091453, ean: 9780385527743, isbn: 0385527748,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 57 reviews
When Chinese shopkeepers tried to find a written equivalent of Coca-Cola, one set of characters they chose was pronounced “ke-kou ke-la.” It sounded right, but it literally translated as “bite the wax tadpole.” Language, like travel, is always stranger than we expect and often more beautiful than we imagine. In Biting the Wax Tadpole Elizabeth Little takes a decidedly unstuffy and accessible tour of grammar via the languages of the world—from Lithuanian noun declensions and

The Revenge of Anguished English: More Accidental Assaults Upon Our Language
By Brand: Marion Street Press, LLC
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ean: 9781936863525, isbn: 1936863529,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 185 reviews
Fourth in the Anguished English series, this updated collection of verbal bloopers will have word nerds in stitches. Pulling together a hilarious array of unfortunate typos, misplaced modifiers, malapropisms, and unintended double-entendres, the grammatical gaffes of the innocent, the negligent, and the downright pompous are all brought to light. From the gas station sign stating ''Eat Here and Get Gas'' to the church bulletin that reads ''Attend and you will hear an excellent speaker and heave

The Language of Labs
By Willow Creek Books
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ean: 9781607554875, isbn: 1607554879,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 112 reviews
Labs speak to us not in words, but through example. We learn their vocabulary as well as valuable life lessons simply by being around them. Here is a light-hearted A through Z romp depicting such admirable Lab traits as Acceptance, Bravery, Curiosity, Determination and Zeal. Dazzling color photographs coupled with thoughtful and humorous quotes combine to make this cheerful book irresistible to Lab lovers..

Hilarious Hebrew: The Fun and Fast Way to Learn the Language (English and Hebrew Edition)
By Pitango Publishing
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ean: 9780993106002, isbn: 0993106005,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 47 reviews
**2017 New and updated edition out now** Hilarious Hebrew is a book that will help you memorize Hebrew words in a FUN and FAST way, with no tedious repetition. Hilarious Hebrew is for anyone interested in learning new Hebrew words and the method used works wonderfully for ANYBODY, whether they consider themselves good at learning a foreign language or not. All you need to do is... read the carefully constructed sentences, enjoy the illustrations or simply imagine the situations described in

The Russian Word's Worth: A Humorous and Informative Guide to Russian Language Culture and Translation (New Russian Writing)
By Berdy Michele A
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mpn: black & white illustrations, ean: 9785717200912, isbn: 9785717200912,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 177 reviews
The book will sure find its way into the classroom.—Publishing TrendsA quirky, opinionated, sometimes hilarious yet always thoughtful and authoritative guide, Michele A. Berdy looks at Russia's changing culture, politics, and daily life through language and the art of translation. She explores the language of popular and youth culture, politics, the workplace, culture (high and low), and the comical struggle of expats trying to cope with a foreign language and culture. The entries in this

Pidgin Grammar: An Introduction to the Creole Language of Hawaii (English and Hawaiian Edition)
By Bess Pr Inc
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ean: 9781573061698, isbn: 1573061697,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 69 reviews
''Pidgin Grammar: An Introduction to the Creole Language of Hawai'i'' is an interesting and accessible reference for anyone wanting to know more about this unique language of the Hawaiian Islands. This is the first book devoted entirely to a serious description of Pidgin origins and grammar, and the first work on Pidgin grammar that does not require knowledge of linguistics..

Depraved and Insulting English
By Mariner Books
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mpn: Illustrated, ean: 9780156011495, isbn: 0156011492,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 279 reviews
Originally published as two distinct collections, Depraved and Insulting English brings to light the language's most offensive and obscene words--words that have fallen out of today's lexicon but will no doubt delight, amuse, and in some cases prove surprisingly useful. Who hasn't searched for the right word to describe a colleague's maschalephidrosis (runaway armpit perspiration) or a boss's pleonexia (insane greed)? And what better way is there to insult the scombroid landlord (resembling a

Phedre: Dual Language Edition (Penguin Classics) (French Edition)
By Penguin Classics
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ean: 9780140445916, isbn: 0140445919,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 132 reviews
Racine’s play Phèdre—which draws on Euripides’ tragedy Hippolytus—is the supreme achievement of French neoclassic theater. In her amusing foreword, Margaret Rawlings explains how this particular translation—made specifically from the actor’s point-of-view—evolved from the 1957 Campbell Allen production. Containing both the French and English texts on facing pages, as well as Racine’s own preface and notes on his contemporary and classical references, this edition of Phèdre is

The Language of Humour (English Language Series)
By Brand: Routledge
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mpn: black & white illustrations, ean: 9780582291270, isbn: 0582291275,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 264 reviews
The broad aim of this lively and engaging book is to examine relationships between the linguistic patterns, the stylistic functions, and the social and cultural contexts of humour. The material used in illustration is of corresponding breadth: schoolyard jokes, graffiti, aphorisms, advertisements, arguments, anecdotes, puns, parodies, passages of comic fiction, all come under Dr Nash's scrutiny.Used Book in Good Condition.

Illustrated Texas Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 2
By Brand: Cliffs Notes
SKU: #HDT5654DS06162011H10234A
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sku: HDT5654DS06162011H10234A, ean: 9780822014782, isbn: 0822014785,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 248 reviews
A hilarious illustrated TEXAS DICTIONARY of the ENGLISH LANGUAGE... done in good fun to share one small facet of TEXAN humor with you. Words and pictures that will keep you laughing.Used Book in Good Condition.

Korean Slang: As much as a Rat's Tail: Learn Korean Language and Culture through Slang, Invective and Euphemism
By Exile Press
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mpn: colour illustrations, ean: 9781936342501, isbn: 1936342502,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 231 reviews
As much as a Rat's Tail: Korean slang, invective & euphemism- the ''Insider's guide'' An irreverent look at Language within Culture Get 'street' with A Rat's Tail - Learn what the kids are really saying, all the Korean they will never teach you in class. Korean is rich with the dynamic linguistic expressions and freshly coined language. A Rat's Tail dives into the intricacies of modern Korean slang introducing the hip, hot, spicy and sexual, the irreverent and inspiring, the cultural, crass and

Fowl Language: The Struggle Is Real
By Andrews McMeel Publishing
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mpn: 48029863, ean: 9781449486754, isbn: 1449486754,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 232 reviews
The Internet sensation, Fowl Language Comics, is back with its second book, Fowl Language: The Struggle Is Real, the perfect parenting humor book for anyone who liked Toddlers Are A**holes!“This Guy’s Comics Hilariously Sum Up the Truth About Being a Parent.” —BuzzfeedHe's back, and he's totally got parenting figured out this time. KIDDING.It's another collection of Fowl Language comics, ripped from the headlines of this author's actual friggin' life.You'll laugh. You'll cry. You'll

Class, Language, and American Film Comedy
By Cambridge University Press
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ean: 9780521002097, isbn: 0521002095,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 32 reviews
Examining the evolution of American film comedy since the beginning of the sound era (c. 1930), Christopher Beach focuses on how language, class, and social relationships in early sound comedies by the Marx Brothers, the screwball comedies of the 1930s by Capra, Sturges and others, and 1950s comedies of Frank Tashlin and Vincente Minnelli, and contemporary films by Woody Allen, Whit Stillman, and the Coen brothers. Beach argues that sound and narrative expanded the semiotic and ideological

Craic Baby: Dispatches from a Rising Language
By Head of Zeus
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ean: 9781788545259, isbn: 1788545257,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 24 reviews
What do we talk about when we talk about Irish? When we talk about saving or supporting a language do we mean the musical combination of syllables, or something more profound? How do new words enter a language, and what is the relationship between that strange dialect called Hiberno-English and its parent language? Craic Baby picks up exactly where Motherfoclóir left off and explores the very new and very old parts of the Irish language from a personal perspective. While Motherfocloir was

Pot Culture: The A-Z Guide to Stoner Language and Life
By Harry N. Abrams
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ean: 9780810994409, isbn: 9780810994409,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 153 reviews
Do you know the difference between burning one and Burning Man? Does using the name Marley as an adjective make total sense to you? Do you chuckle to yourself when the clock strikes 4:20? Are you convinced that the movie Dazed and Confused deserved an Oscar? If you answered ''Dude!'' to any of these questions, then Pot Culture is the book you've been waiting for.For those in the know, it's the stoner bible. For novices, it's Pot 101. Either way, Pot Culture encapsulates the history, lifestyle,

Lederer on Language: A Celebration of English, Good Grammar, and Wordplay
By Marion Street Press, LLC
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ean: 9781936863136, isbn: 1936863138,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 145 reviews
In this wide-ranging collection of essays, Richard Lederer offers readers more of the irrepressible wordplay and linguistic high jinks his fans can't get enough of, along with observations on a life in letters. From an inner-city classroom to a wordy weekend retreat, from centuries-old etymological legacies to the latest in slang, dialects, and fadspeak, these essays transport, inform, and entertain as only Lederer can. The book includes more than 30 chapters, such as A Declaration of

Rabbit Language or Are You Going to Eat That?
By Brand: cramptonarts
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ean: 9780979308802, isbn: 0979308801,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 115 reviews
Rabbit Language or ''Are you going to eat that?'' Second Edition, is a humorous guide to communicating with one's pet rabbit and the perfect gift for those who share their home with a rabbit. The book is the original guide to rabbit behavior, which has spawned many imitators. Rabbits are quite different from cats and dogs and can be hard to understand. Rabbits make fabulous pets but are not for everyone. Hopefully this book will help illuminate that. The book is a light-hearted yet informative

Daily Telegraph Sign Language Postcard Book (Telegraph Books)
By Frances Lincoln
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ean: 9780711236257, isbn: 0711236259,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 203 reviews
Twenty different postcards featuring the most inappropriate, confusing, poorly translated and mind-bogglingly bizarre signs from around the world.Few things amuse and appal Telegraph readers as much as the abuse, misuse, mistranslation and outright mangling of the English language. So, for the past three years the Telegraph has run a weekly feature inviting members of the public to send in photographs of menus, health and safety warnings, road signs, adverts, headlines and personals columns

Do You Speak Football?: A Glossary of Football Words and Phrases from Around the World
By Bloomsbury Sport
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ean: 9781472947215, isbn: 1472947215,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 241 reviews
'At last, the definitive guide to football phraseology across the world... Sparky and very funny.' Paul Hayward, Daily Telegraph''Amusing and informative in equal measure.' Oliver Kay, The TimesAn expertly compiled and utterly fascinating compendium of the weird and wonderful words and phrases used to describe football around the world.To speak football is to speak a language of a thousand tongues…In this ground-breaking global glossary of football words and phrases, you'll discover the rich,

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